Author Matt Ridley joins us to discuss his new book, How Innovation Works: And Why It Flourishes in Freedom. He also talks about whether the media’s negativity bias is driving coronavirus coverage, the link between Vitamin D and COVID-19, why prizes are better than patents for generating new drugs, and how a prize helped launch Michael Lewis’s writing career.
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